§ Mr. Foster
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will review his policy of reducing the Manpower Services Commission budget in the light of representations he has received regarding the discontinuation of OUTSET's surveys of the disabled, especially in the North of England.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
[pursuant to his reply 23 October 1979, c. 22]: No. There has been no general policy decision to exclude OUTSET surveys of the disabled.